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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

  • Operational Network of 389 km comprising 285 stations
  • Daily ridership of around 2.7 million in 2019
  • Recognised as world’s first and only 100 per cent ‘green’ metro system

The Delhi Metro has been instrumental in ushering in a new era in the sphere of mass urban transportation in India. The swanky and modern Metro system introduced comfortable, air conditioned and eco-friendly services for the first time in India and completely revolutionized the mass transportation scenario not only in the National Capital Region but the entire country.

Having constructed a massive network of 389 Km with 285 stations in record time, the DMRC stands out as a shining example of how a mammoth technically complex infrastructure project can be completed before time and within budgeted cost by a Government agency.

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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation – One Delhi. One Ride.

2019 Uber enter into partnership with DMRC to offer its mobility services across 210 Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) stations.
Delhi metro becomes first ever metro project in India to get power generated from a waste to energy plant
2018 Records nearly 2.7 million commuters daily in February 2018
2016 Creates record of highest number (3.34 million) of commuters using the metro in a day.
2011 Phase three of the metro is approved
2006 First phase of the metro completed, three years ahead of schedule
2002 First Delhi Metro flagged off by Prime Minister of India
1998 Construction of Delhi Metro started
1995 Delhi Metro Rail Corporation jointly set up by the Government of Delhi and the Government of India


Indian Railways plans to run on 100 per cent electricity by 2024 and become a net-zero emission network by 2030.